9/11 Again

Ten years after, you wonder what we've learned. When the towers fell on September 11, Frank Rich wrote a moving column the following Sunday in the New York Times saying everything had changed—the "fat, daydreaming America" that feasted on reality shows like Survivor and Fear Factor, he said, "is gone now, way gone." Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-08-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lit Hub Daily: October 9, 2020

“The road was a community in which we all pursued our destination at our own pace.” Lynne Sharon Schwartz on a lifetime in cars. | Lit Hub Memoir “People say I arrived in Trump’s America, but is it really Trump’s?” Ajibola Tolase making the move from Nigeria to the USA. | Lit Hub Politics “I’ve... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-10-09 10:30:37 UTC ]
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Inclusive Indies Fund awards grants to 11 presses

The Includive Indies Fund, set up earlier this year by Knights Of and Jacaranda, has awarded grants totalling £35,000 to 11 independent presses from across the UK and Ireland.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Lit Hub Weekly: September 8 – 11, 2020

“I have again reached the end of waiting.” Claudia Rankine on privilege seen and unseen. | Lit Hub Politics From mid-century British philology to twin-laden psychodrama, here are 11 great books you probably haven’t read. | Lit Hub Did a revolution in Latin American publishing make One Hundred... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: September 11, 2020

Did a revolution in Latin American publishing make One Hundred Years of Solitude the success it is today? | Lit Hub When in doubt, smile like an axolotl: Aimee Nezhukumatathil writes in praise of the “Mexican Walking Fish,” the cutest creature on planet earth. | Lit Hub Nature “The master who... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Bodley Head wins 11-publisher auction for Odell

The Bodley Head has won an 11-publisher auction for the next book by Jenny Odell, author of the New York Times bestseller How To Do Nothing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-10 03:39:07 UTC ]
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Religion Book Deals: September 9, 2020

A Christmas cookbook of historic Vatican recipes; Titles to nurture women's thirst for faith; Resources for parents of LGBT youth, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Only 9% of Ad Buyers Have a Clear Budget for Next Year

Seven months into the novel coronavirus pandemic in the U.S., ad buyers are still entering the market with uncertainty. Spending on traditional offline media is expected to be slashed by almost a third, although this could be offset by the continued rise in digital media investment by... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2020-09-02 14:20:11 UTC ]
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LSC Auction Delayed Until September 9

The auction to acquire the assets of LSC Communications, which was to take place on September 3, has been postponed until September 9. Bids for the company have not yet been made public. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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9 New Translated Books by Women

August is Women in Translation month, dedicated to works of literature originally written by women in languages other than English. As we explained in our 2018 version of this list, such works make up a tiny percentage of the books published in the United States each year, though with increased... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2020-08-26 11:00:00 UTC ]
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11 Black Sci-Fi Authors To Read Right Now

Get to know the work of these Black science fiction authors, from the established and prolific to debut authors shaking up the genre like Cinderella is Dead author Kalynn Bayron. Continue reading at Book Riot

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9 Great August 2020 YA Releases to TBR

See summer out on a high note with some excellent new releases. Grow your summer reading list with these ten August 2020 YA books! Continue reading at Book Riot

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Bloomsbury signs Bergdorf for six figures after 11-way auction

Bloomsbury has won an 11-way auction to publish the first book by model, activist and writer Munroe Bergdorf.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Sales fell 11% year-on-year in second quarter, Nielsen estimates

Book sales fell 11% by volume year-on-year in the second quarter of 2020, estimates by Nielsen suggest, although there have been gains on 2019 since bookshops reopened. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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NBCC Board, Down to 9 Members, Begins 'Difficult Internal Work'

One week after the National Book Critics Circle released an anti-racism pledge following the publication, on Twitter, of an email critical of certain phrases in that pledge, a now-gutted NBCC board of directors has released a statement addressing how it intends to move forward. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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How The Local’s Nine News Sites Tweaked Their Way to 11,000 New Paying Members During the Pandemic

Digital publisher The Local quickly became a focal point for English speakers across Europe when cases of the coronavirus were Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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Literature on Lockdown 9: #CultureConnectsUs

As the lockdown restrictions to contain the spread of Covid-19 begin to be relaxed across the UK, we’re bringing you the final instalment of our Literature on Lockdown series.Following the worldwide demonstrations, protests and public events in support of the Black Lives Matter movement,... Continue reading at British Council global

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Print Units Jumped 11% in Mid-May

The release of Suzanne Collins’s prequel to her Hunger Games series in the week ended May 23, 2020, drove up unit sales of print books by 11.1% over the comparable week in 2019, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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9 Books for Those of Us Missing Libraries and Bookstores

We may not be able to escape to bookish destinations right now, but we can be transported by these books about libraries and bookstores. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Our Personalized Quarantine Book Recommendations, Round 9

At the beginning of our now apparently unending isolation, we put out a call asking that those of you who need something good to read in this trying, frightening time, might send us a few of your favorite books (and other things) so we could recommend a good book for you to read. And turns out... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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11 Great Book Puzzles You Can Buy Right Now

Amid a shortage of puzzles, here are a number of book puzzles you can buy right now. Continue reading at Book Riot

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